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George Foster MATCHAN

Regimental number5726
Place of birthWitchetella Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, H Matchan, 47 O'Shannessey Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917

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